Since a hurricane can last for a week or more, and there can be more than one storm at a time, weather forecasters give each storm a name so there is no confusion when talking about a particular storm. Observations Map Hugo made landfall just north of Charleston, SC at Sullivan's Island around midnight September 22, 1989 as a Category 4 storm with estimated maximum sustained winds of 135-140 mph and a minimum central pressure of 934 mb (27.58 inches of Hg). Bulls Bay, SC: 19.8 Tropical Storm Allison was a tropical cyclone that produced severe flooding in the southern United States.The second tropical cyclone and the first named storm of the 1989 Atlantic hurricane season, Allison formed on June 24 in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico.Development of Allison was a result of the interaction of a tropical wave and the remnants of Pacific hurricane Hurricane Cosme. Once a system is classified as a tropical storm, it is given a name by the NHC. It is estimated that there were 49 deaths directly related to the storm, 26 of which occurred in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Sorry, the location you searched for was not found. Wind Gusts (mph) When a tropical storm, or hurricane develops, it is assigned a name by the National Hurricane Center This is so that these particular systems can be identified and explained easily to the people who may be affected by them during the course of a hurricane season.. The first hurricane name retired was Carol, a category 3 hurricane (up to 129 mph winds) at its worst when it hit landfall Aug. 31, 1954, in the Northeast. … [11] Light rainfall was reported throughout southern California, with enough falling in Los Angeles to make streets slippery. The Hurricanes were led by first-year head coach Dennis Erickson and played their home games at the Orange Bowl.They finished the season 11–1 overall. Official Government Reports and Summaries on Hurricane Hugo. For that reason, the World Meteorological Organization develops a list of names that are assigned in alphabetical order to tropical storms as they are discovered in each hurricane season. Below is an alphabetical list of retired Atlantic hurricane names followed by the year the name was retired: Agnes, 1972. What would have happened if the models had been right? This information is crucial to hurricane forecasters as storms near land to help them assess the maximum winds. Rivers Many old trees were toppled by Hugo's winds, including those at Drayton Hall in West Ashley (image 1 / image 2 - images courtesy of Drayton Hall). [2] Continuing to intensify, it was soon upgraded to Category 2 status on the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale. Power lines and poles could also be damage… Please try another search. It slowly developed, and organized into a tropical depression on September 8. [2][4] The remnant low dissipated on September 16 while located 150 mi (240 km) off the Baja California coastline. Moving westward, the wave became better organized and developed into Atlantic Tropical Depression Nine on August 27. [2] as it developed an eye. Hurricane Chantal was one of three tropical cyclones to make landfall in Texas during the 1989 Atlantic hurricane season. For example, Tropical Storm Karen lasted until December 4. The list below only includes human names given to North Atlantic storms. For example, Hurricane Frances in 2004 was originally classified as Tropical Depression Six because it was the sixth tropical cyclone to form in the Atlantic Basin during the 2004 hurricane season. The NWS was using a network of WSR-57 and WSR-74 radars in 1989. Fire Weather Notable storms include Hurricanes Cosme, Kiko, and Raymond. Translate this page into Spanish using FreeTranslation.com. [4] Early the next day, the hurricane attained peak intensity as Category 4 hurricane, based on the Dvorak technique, a tool used to estimate tropical cyclone intensity. Mount Pleasant, SC: 8.10 Hurricane Forecasting There are six lists of hurricane names, with alternating male and female monikers — one year "A" is a male name, the next it's a female — that are recycled every six years. (Credit: NOAA/Weather Prediction Center) Below is an alphabetical list of retired Atlantic hurricane names followed by the year the name was retired: Agnes, 1972. Southeast SC/GA For example, one hurricane canbe moving slowly westward in the Gulf of Mexico, while at exactlythe same time another hurricane can be moving rapidly northward alongthe Atlantic coast. [13] Moisture associated with Octave produced isolated showers in thunderstorms in parts of southern Arizona on September 16. Atlantic tropical cyclone name lists repeat every six years unless a storm is so severe that the Hurricane Committee votes to retire that name from future lists. [3] The storm slowly strengthened over the following two days,[4] becoming a strong tropical storm early on September 11. This season had average activity with 15 depressions, 3 became a tropical storm, 5 became a hurricane, and 2 became a major hurricane. Local Forecasts Local Storm Reports, Current Conditions Major logging operations in the Francis Marion National Forest were permanently ended due to the storm felling more than 1 billion board-feet of lumber (approximately 70% of lumber-quality trees). Said to account for as much as a 74% market share of the outboard deck boat sales, Hurricane watercrafts resided as an important presence since 1974. FAQ Select a 1989 Hurricane Model Currently operating under the Nautic Global Group, the Hurricane brand features a product offering of sporty looking deck boats and pontoon-like crafts. Roster Table; Player Class Pos Summary; Craig Erickson*: QB: 147 Cmp, 273 Att, 2007 Yds, 16 TD: Gino Torretta: QB: 101 Cmp, 177 Att, 1325 Yds, 8 TD: Bryan Fortray Savannah, GA: 6.10 National, Forecasts Upper Air [5] Octave later reached hurricane intensity late on September 11. Atlantic Pronunciation Guide (PDF) Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms had been named from lists originatedby the National Hurricane Center. Satellite, Radar Graphical List I. Then that name is replaced on its list with another short, distinctive name of the same letter as the name retired. [10] In the Sacramento Valley, the city of Redding recorded 2.21 in (56 mm) of rain in a 12-hour span and 3.15 in (80 mm) in 24 hours. Allison, 2001. Marine/Tides Then that name is replaced on its list with another short, distinctive name of the same letter as the name retired. Publications/Brochures Observed Weather It's quite rare to have a hurricane season with more than 21 storms. By the 16th century, the word was modified once again to our present-day "hurricane." At the time, Hurricane Hugo was the strongest storm to strike the United States in the previous 20-year period. Observations Listing Reconnaissance Aircraft US Dept of Commerce Allen, 1980. Today in Weather History Here is the list of names for the current hurricane season. It's quite rare to have a hurricane season with more than 21 storms. This can clearly be seen in the images below. Hurricane Octave originated from a tropical wave that left west coast of Africa on August 21, 1989. During the afternoon of September 13, Octave intensified into a major hurricane, a storm with sustained winds of at least 111 mph (178 km/h). The worst hurricanes to hit Massachusetts from 1900-2000, in reverse date order, are: Hurricane Bob in 1991; "the twins" from 1954, Hurricanes Carol and Edna; and last but not least, the Great New England Hurricane of 1938. [8] By September 14, Octave was downgraded into a tropical storm as winds dropped below 75 mph (120 km/h)[2][4] The system began to weaken rapidly as it turned towards the west, and it was downgraded to a tropical depression late on September 15. North Charleston, SC (Airport): 5.90. Fortunately, Hugo made landfall just north of Charleston, as a track slightly farther south would have produced tremendous flooding in downtown Charleston. [2], Upon being named, Octave had developed a good outflow and shear was decreasing, leading to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center anticipating the storm to become a hurricane. Storm names are retired if they were so deadly or destructive that the future use of the name would be insensitive. 1989: Antilles, South Carolina: Erika: 2015: Lesser Antilles, Hispaniola: Igor: 2010: Newfoundland: Ike: 2008: Haiti, Cuba, Texas: Inez: 1966: Lesser Antilles, Hispanola, Cuba, Florida Keys, Mexico: Ingrid: 2013: Mexico: Ione: 1955: North Carolina: Irene: 2011: Hispaniola, Bahamas, U.S. East Coast: Iris: 2001: Belize: Irma: 2017: Caribbean, Southeastern United States: Isabel: 2003 List I. In that case, storms are named after letters of the Greek alphabet. Most buildings in downtown Charleston sustained significant damage, but the worst destruction occurred closer to the landfall in beach towns north of Charleston such as Sullivan's Island and the Isle of Palms where the majority of homes were rendered uninhabitable. The hurricane was also the nation's costliest in terms of monetary losses with approximately $7 billion in damage. Hurricane Hugo was a Cape Verde hurricane that became a Category 5 (on the Saffir-Simpson Scale) storm in the Atlantic, then raked the northeast Caribbean as a Category 4 storm before turning northwest between an upper-level high pressure system to the north and upper-level low pressure system to the south. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin. This is the same list that was utilized in the 1975 season, with the exception of Enobaria, which replaced Eloise.Storms were named Enobaria, Ingrid, Julia, and Kitty for the first (and only, in the case of Enobaria) time this year. [10], "Tropical Depression Eighteen-E Discussion 1", National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hurricane_Octave_(1989)&oldid=970605326, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 August 2020, at 09:24. 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